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Akai Japanese Sushi Lounge

11 N Dean St, Englewood, NJ 07631-2804
+1 201-541-0086
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (25 reviews)
“northern nj” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
11 N Dean St, Englewood, NJ 07631-2804
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Great local place! Fresh sushi! Excellent service. Make sure to have a reservation on Saturday night. There was a line out the door.

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Always great service and great food!! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for excellent sushi in northern NJ.

Thank viaggiaresempre73
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic local restaurant for lunch or dinner. All their dishes are excellent. The sushi is really good and as creative as you can be. The head waitress changes her hair color almost weekly, very fun lady!

Thank Dkush1
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

It is way too pricey but it's worth it. Authentic Japanese cuisine at its finest! Great spot if your a sushi kind of person

Thank Curstisey
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great sushi, make sure you get the chilean sea bass appitizer, it is great, good service, nice layout, love this place!!

Thank ruth339
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We came here while in town for a training, a large group of 10. We set a budget and told the manager to bring us a variety. After asking about allergies and preferences, the manager, Min, rose to the challenge, bringing out several courses of...More

Thank watergirl6
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The standard appetizers were fine, as expected. The rolls were quite good and the selection of special rolls was impressive. Service was friendly and efficient. Not too much else to say that is unique or distinguishing form countless other Japanese eateries in NY or NJ....More

Thank RBJoelson
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Pretty much as good as it gets outside n.y.c. superstar restaraunts. Ate with family for graduation and devoured everything. Rolls too many to mention, grey appetizers.very busy place with NY vibe. Drinks just so so. Service excellent.not chef though, but good sushi never is. A...More

1  Thank Foodie141
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Yes, the dollar signs are intentional. This place has great sushi, make no mistake. But it is pricey! I mean NYC pricey. Service is slow and sloppy at times. Bar is tiny and doesn't lend itself to hanging around at. Sushi bar is larger but...More

Thank R1362PTmark
Reviewed 16 March 2016

One of the nicest sushi restaurants in Bergen County--all rolls are delicious especially the specialty ones. Upscale atmosphere and full bar. We go here primarily for special occasions due to the cost but sushi is never inexpensive. Always a top quality experience!

Thank BergenBoy201
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
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Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 N Dean St, Englewood, NJ 07631-2804
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 201-541-0086
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